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Colossal pyramids, imposing temples, golden treasures, enigmatic hieroglyphs, powerful pharaohs, strange gods, and mysterious mummies are features of Ancient Egyptian culture that have fascinated people over the millennia. The Bible refers to its gods, rulers, and pyramids. Neighboring cultures in the ancient Near East and Mediterranean wrote about its god-like kings and its seemingly endless supply of gold. The Greeks and Romans describe aspects of Egypt's culture and history. As the 19th century began, the Napoleonic campaign in Egypt highlighted the wonders of this ancient land, and public interest soared. Not long after, Champollion deciphered Egypt's hieroglyphs and paved the way for other scholars to reveal that Egyptian texts dealt with medicine, dentistry, veterinary practices, mathematics, literature, and accounting, and many other topics. Then, early in the 20th century, Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun and its fabulous contents. Exhibitions of this treasure a few decades later resulted in the world's first blockbuster, and its revival in the 21st century has kept interest alive. Join Dr. David Silverman, Professor of Egyptology at Penn, Curator in Charge of the Egyptian Section of the Penn Museum, and curator of the Tutankhamun exhibitions on a guided tour of the mysteries and wonders of this ancient land. He has developed this online course and set it in the galleries of the world famous Penn Museum. He uses many original Egyptian artifacts to illustrate his lectures as he guides students as they make their own discovery of this fascinating culture. This course focused on five key areas in the study of Ancient Egypt: 1) Principles of Egyptian Art, 2) The Basics of the Language of Ancient Egypt: Hieroglyphs, 3) Egyptian Magic, 4) Akhenaten, Tutankhamun, and the Religion of the Aten, and 5) The Burial of Tutankhamun and the Search for his Tomb. This course is intended to accompany, and ideally to follow, Introduction to Ancient Egypt (also available on Coursera)....



Jul 10, 2020

This was an incredibly detailed course that provided an in-depth and interesting view of ancient Egypt. I would highly recommend this as an essential course for those interested in Egypt's history.


Apr 13, 2022

It is a great second part of the series of courses about Egypt from Prof. David. Silverman. Highly recommend the course to all those who found value in the first course from the same professor.


201 - Wonders of Ancient Egypt 的 225 个评论(共 288 个)

创建者 Mary C

May 15, 2021

excellent and informative


Jun 9, 2019

Amaizing course i love it

创建者 Poliane m a

Sep 25, 2020

Enriquecimento cultural.

创建者 Abadir S Y

May 5, 2019

egypt great civilization


May 23, 2021


Extremely Satisfied

创建者 Amal A E I

May 7, 2018

Very good i loved it .

创建者 Christopher a

Feb 22, 2018

Great enjoyable course

创建者 Andrea M B

Sep 23, 2021

I liked this course.

创建者 Samuel G

Jul 8, 2020

What a great course!

创建者 John T

Jan 19, 2021

Excellent material.

创建者 Keawalin S

Jul 25, 2020

it was very great!

创建者 Jean M O

Oct 1, 2020

Loved this course!

创建者 Simran S

Sep 20, 2019

Wonderful course

创建者 Kaswandy M

May 25, 2021

The best course

创建者 Katherine S

Jul 21, 2020

Awesome course!

创建者 Patricia B

May 19, 2020

simply awesome!

创建者 Saud I A

Feb 23, 2021

Simply Amazing

创建者 Consuelo S V

Feb 27, 2019


创建者 Cara M

May 3, 2020

It was great!

创建者 Dr K T J

Jul 6, 2021


创建者 Инна В

Jan 21, 2018

Great cours

创建者 Leonardo M

Mar 24, 2021

Just great

创建者 Nikolaos K

Jan 14, 2018


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Jan 12, 2018


创建者 Almir M M

Aug 23, 2021

very good